Losing your teeth can be painful, uncomfortable and embarrassing, but you are not alone: Millions of people lose their teeth every year because of trauma, heredity, gum disease (periodontitis), and decay, and millions of people are turning to dental implants as a way to regain their quality of life.
What is a dental implant?
A dental implant is a prosthetic replacement for a missing tooth. Dental implants can be used to replace your missing teeth with new, durable teeth that look and feel like your own. You will find that restoring your smile will help to bring back your self-confidence in all of the activities you love!
Morris Park Dental provides affordable dental implants in the Bronx. These implants can improve your quality of life by helping you gain back a healthy, functional and beautiful smile.
Implants can replace individual or multiple missing teeth. Implants blend seamlessly with your natural teeth, and you will experience the confidence that comes from having your smile complete again. Dental implants are durable and long lasting, and they allow you to eat all the foods that are required in a healthy, balanced diet.
Who’s a good candidate for dental implants?
Anyone healthy enough for tooth extractions and oral surgery may qualify for dental implants. But we also have to consider other factors. You’re an ideal candidate if:
- You have at least one severely damaged tooth
- You aren’t comfortable with dentures or are unable to wear them
- You have healthy gums and enough jawbone to support the implants
- You are dedicated to good oral hygiene and routine checkups after the procedure
If you have chronic diseases like diabetes or heart disease, or if you’ve had radiation therapy or chemotherapy, our dentists need to evaluate your case further before we continue with the procedure. We need to make sure that you can fully recover after surgery.
Explore Our Dental Implants and Periodontal Solutions in the Bronx
Are you frustrated with your dentures? Our dental implants in the Bronx can provide an immediate and long-term improvement in comfort, chewing ability, and quality of life. Dental implants can also be used to stabilize your denture, restoring your self-confidence to do all the things you love.
Loose and ill-fitting dentures can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. Some patients find that they are unable to tolerate conventional dentures at all.
With conventional dentures, patients often need to use denture adhesive, which can be messy and make dentures difficult to clean. Dentures can also cover taste buds resulting in a decreased sense of taste.
The addition of dental implants may result in a denture that is less bulky and does not cover the entire roof of the mouth, like conventional dentures, thus enhancing sense of taste and preventing gagging.
Dental implants placed in the bone can be used to stabilize existing or new dentures. Implant overdentures are removable and easy to clean, but must be removed every evening for proper hygiene.
All-on-4 is a fixed bridge supported by just 4 implants. The bridge does not rest on the gums or cover the roof of the mouth at all, like an implant overdenture or conventional denture would. In addition, the implants and bridge can be placed the same day that teeth are taken out.
The All-on-4 fixed bridge is screwed into the dental implants and can only be removed by your dentist. It is easy to clean using a waterpik and toothbrush.
This fixed bridge is a cost-effective option for replacing all of your missing teeth for patients who are unhappy with their dentures or have teeth that cannot be saved.
Single Tooth Implants
Single-tooth implants are suitable when your damaged tooth’s neighboring teeth are relatively healthy. It permanently replaces the damaged tooth while maintaining the health and aesthetics of surrounding teeth.
Multiple Teeth Dental Implants
Multiple tooth implants are recommended if you’re missing several teeth or if they are damaged beyond repair. These implants function like your natural teeth. You wouldn’t even notice that they’re a replacement.
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Morris Park Dental understands how missing teeth affects your everyday comfort and self-confidence. Our dental implant solutions ease your discomfort and elevate your quality of life.
What is a dental implant procedure like?
At Morris Park Dental, we keep things as simple as possible so you can feel more comfortable about undergoing oral surgery.
First, we schedule an initial evaluation with x-rays and teeth models to make sure you’re a good candidate for implants. We check your jawbone to confirm that there’s a steady base for your implants. We also discuss your medical conditions and anesthesia options during the evaluation.
The actual surgery is done in stages. We extract the damaged tooth. We prepare the jawbone for surgery — in this case, minor bone grafting might be necessary. When the jawbone is healed, we insert the implant into your gum line. We let your jaw and gums heal for some time. After that, we attach the abutments which serve as an anchor for your natural-looking artificial tooth.
What are the typical dental implant costs?
We will determine the total cost of your dental implant procedure after we conduct your initial assessment. We also help you determine whether your dental insurance covers implants.
What are the benefits of dental implants?
Our affordable dental implants have multiple benefits for people who have missing or severely damaged teeth. In addition to your teeth’s restored functionality and a boost of confidence, you gain the following from it:
- Restore bite force and natural speech
- Prevent jawbone loss and deterioration
- Prevent subtle changes in your face shape
- Avoid slippage when you’re talking or eating
- Never worry about getting cavities or tooth decay
Our team of board-certified specialists are highly trained in placing and restoring dental implants using state-of-the-art technology and procedures. Our doctors make the procedure as comfortable as possible for you.
- Dr. Natalie Baker
Dr. Natalie Baker is a Board-Certified Prosthodontist, offering her patients unique solutions that only a specialist can provide. Dr. Baker is well-versed in all phases of dental implant surgery and restoration. Her additional three years of advanced training in prosthodontics has given her the knowledge and skill to provide complex dental treatment for her patients with superior aesthetic results.
- Dr. Daniel A Narain
Dr. Narain is a board-certified periodontist and dental implant surgeon. He believes that communication is the key to proper healthcare delivery, so he makes an effort to build trust with each patient.
Come into Morris Park Dental’s Bronx, New York office and meet our friendly staff for a consultation and digital x-ray. Since each patient is unique, we will provide you with a personal and customized treatment plan to suit your specific needs. Our expert staff also provides Orthodontics & Invisalign, Sleep Apnea treatment, and Emergency Dental care.
Why choose our dental office?
If you visit Morris Park Dental in the Bronx, this is what you can expect from dentists and staff:
- Highest standard of dental care
- Dentistry services at all stages of life
- Comprehensive dental treatments all in one place
Visit us today!